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EC Ophthalmology

EC Ophthalmology (ECOP) is a scientific, multidisciplinary and internationally peer-reviewed journal that aims to create a platform to publish various aspects of ophthalmology. The journal covers a wide variety of clinical trials and experimentation in diagnosing and sorting the issues with a challenge to provide the best eye care solutions. The journal is an open door for consistent research in vision care and management with an aim to provide best, safe and easily adoptable eye care practices. The journal focuses on prominent topics of ophthalmology like clinical optometry, clinical and investigative studies, treatments, surgical techniques, advanced instrumentation and diagnostic procedures and technologies, cataract and refractive surgery, ocular surface pathology, ocular surface physiology and several other intellectually challenging subjects relevant to ophthalmology.

Aim and scope

Ophthalmology that deals with eye, its disorders and treatment is one of the most significant topic on which vast research is needed. Due to various complications that are being faced with regard to eye, enormous research is being carried out to improve the treatment methodologies and technologies. The study with regard to the science of eyes is very essential as vision plays a crucial role in our day to day life. So, Ophthalmology is a very important field of medicine that helps to live normal lives. The journal covers all the arenas relevant to ophthalmology.

Major subject areas of interest in ophthalmology include, but are not restricted to the following fields:

Optometry, Visual science, Pharmacology and drug therapy in eye diseases, Primary and secondary eye care, Ophthalmology Surgical tips and devices, Clinical trials in ophthalmology, diagnostic procedures in ophthalmology, Cataract and Refractive surgery, Cornea and external disease, Glaucoma, Ophthalmic pathology, Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, Pediatric ophthalmology, Lasik eye surgery, Vision correction, visual function and quality of life, Retina immunobiology, Retinal imaging, Vitreomacular interface and management, Lamina cribrosa, angles and blebs, Retinal detachment and allied diseases, Other macular disease imaging and surgery, Degenerative eye disease, Cornea surgery refractive, Corneal imaging and topography, Glaucoma genetics, Autoimmune ocular disease and Allergy, Vasculature and Photoreceptors, Cataract surgery, Choroidal Vascular diseases, Function and microstructure of the macula, Uveal Melanoma pathophysiology, management and prognosis, Conjunctival and ocular Adnexal tumors, Ocular injuries and corneal disease, Corneal infection and inflammation, Adie's Pupil, Allergic conjunctivitis, Astigmatism, Subconjunctival haemorrhage, Bulging eyes, Coloboma, Cone-rod dystrophy, Corneal abrasion, Diabetic retinopathy, Hordeolum externum, Eye burning accompanied by itching and discharge, Eye floaters, Eye redness, Eyelid twitch, Hazy vision, Hyphema, Myasthenia gravis, Neuro ophthalmology, Ocular migraines, Oculoplastics and Orbit surgery, Optic neuritis, Photophobia, Pterygium, Retinal Detachment, Retinal vascular occlusion, Sarcoidosis, Strabismus, Uveitis, Watery eyes, Anterior segment surgery, Black eye, Squint eye, Blindness, Coloboma, Cone-rod dystrophy, Corneal ulcer, Dry eye syndrome, Eye and vision development, Blepharitis, Far sightedness, Lazy eye, Myopia, Ocular oncology, Ophthalmic pathology, Ophthalmoplegia, Presbyopia, Retinitis pigmentosa, Scleritis, Usher syndrome, Visual impairment. All the ophthalmology research relevant topics are covered by the journal.

We welcome you to submit your complete, valuable and reliable articles towards the journal at ophthalmology@ecronicon.uk

Latest Articles

Guest Editorial

  • Ethnicity as a Possible Unaccounted-For Risk Factor for Keratoconus
  • Komarovskikh EN and Podtynnyh EV. 13(9): 08-09.

    Research Article

  • Cybersickness Induced by Head-Mounted Virtual Reality Video Games
  • Mosaad Alhassan, Fatimah Alhamad, Kholoud Bokhary and Ali Almustanyir. 13(9): 10-16.

    Research Article

  • Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy Using a Non-Mydriatic Fundus Chamber as Part of a Public Service in the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Abdullina VR and Zhanibekuly E. 13(9): 17-29.

    Research Article

  • Laser Remote Hemostasis of the Vessels of the Conjunctiva and Episclera in Eye Microsurgery
  • Kopayev SY, Kopayeva Valentina Grigorievna and Dryagyna OB. 13(9): 30-34.

    Case Report

  • Insect Bite in the Cornea, about a Case
  • Armas Herrera Gioconda Lourdes and Arévalo Arévalo Luis Felipe. 13(9): 35-38.

    Research Article

  • Prevalence of Symptomatic Dry Eye and its Risk Factors in Central Region, Saudi Arabia: A Cross-Sectional Study
  • Abdulrahman J Alharbi, Amal B Alharbi, Ayshah S Alajmah, Aisha A Alghamdi and Ahmed Al-Muhaileb. 13(9): 01-07.


  • Stem Cells Future Therapy
  • Mohamed A Elaswad. 13(8): 01.

    Research article

  • The Effect of Optical Correction on Rate of Individual Character Recognition (Static Tracking) in Primary School Children
  • Geraint William Griffiths. 13(8): 02-27.

    Research article

  • Study of Intraocular Structures Upon Exposure to Chitosan Membrane Saturated with 5 Fluorouracil Injected Intravitreally in Experimental Settings
  • Baiyrkhanova AO, Dnyanmote Santosh S, Enin EA, Ismailova A and Kalshabekov AS. 13(8): 28-43.

    Research article

  • Cauterization Versus Suture in Primary Pterygium Surgery in Patients from La Selva
  • Armas Herrera Gioconda Lourdes, Arevalo Arevalo Luis Felipe and Aleman Infante Jose. 13(8): 44-49.

    Research article

  • Assessing Awareness of Dry Eye Disease in Saudi Subjects Using a Designed Questionnaire
  • Basal H Altoaimi, Gamal A El-Hiti, Amjad N Almutairi, Saif K Almutairi, Mohammed A Almutairi and Ali M Masmali. 13(8): 50-57.

    Review Article

  • Effects of Aberrations on Objective and Subjective Measurements Following Refractive Surgery
  • Meidani Alexandra and Besmertis Iordanis. 13(8): 58-66.

    Guest Editorial

  • Peripheral Organs Concept in Relation to Eye Health
  • Ved Prakaash Banga. 13(7): 01-02.

    Research Article

  • The Use of 0.005 mg/mL Spironolactone Ophthalmic Solution in Ocular Graft-Versus-Host Disease
  • Calvin Wayne Wong, Yinuo Liu and Richard Willington Yee. 13(7): 03-09.

    Research Article

  • Pseudoexfoliative Syndrome with Age-Related Cataracts in Residents of the South of Russia
  • Komarovskikh Elena and AA Polapina. 13(7): 10-15.

    Case Report

  • Pressure Induced Stromal Keratitis/Interface Fluid Syndrome: A Case Report and Updated Incidence
  • Karl Stonecipher, Joseph Parrish and Amy Tippin. 13(7): 16-20.

    Case Report

  • “The Myriad of Postherpetic Anterior Uveitis in Herpes Zoster Viral Infection”
  • Rubina Shah Od. 13(7): 21-31.

    Case Report

  • AutoCAD - A Novel Method of Assessing Clear Cornea with Forceps-Induced Descemet Rupture
  • Dong Ngoc Pham, Nga Mai Duong, Graham Lee and Tung Thanh Hoang. 13(7): 32-35.

    Mini Review

  • Visual Health and Quality of Life of the Elderly
  • C Lesbia Eloina Rodriguez Baez and Yailin Audivert Hung. 13(7): 36-39.


  • Ophthalmological Campaigns in the Northeast of the Peruvian Jungle
  • Armas Herrera Gioconda Lourdes and Arévalo Arévalo Luis Felipe. 13(7): 40-45.

    Review Article

  • Pathogenesis of Elevated Intraocular Pressure and Glaucoma-Related Retinal and Optic Nerve Degeneration: Diverse Mitigation Strategies and Treatment Modalities
  • Najam A Sharif. 13(6): 43-67.

    Guest Editorial

  • Some Aspects of the Hydrodynamics of the Eye
  • EN Komarovskikh. 13(6): 01-02.

    Research article

  • Purification and characterization of a sialic Acid specific bacterial lectin from Corynebacterium amycolatum and assigning its role in Keratitis
  • Narasimhappagari Jagadeesh, Shivakumar Belur, Sanhita Roy and Shashikala R Inamdar. 13(6): 03-17.

    Research article

  • Early Results of Netarsudil for Glaucoma
  • Priyanka Mehta, Kaplowitz Kevin, Nemesure Barbara, Lenoci Jacqueline and Honkanen Robert. 13(6): 18-23.

    Case Report

  • Penetrating Keratoplasty with Yamane Intrascleral Haptic Fixation of Intraocular Lens - Can it Work?
  • Radhika Natarajan, Prabhat Nangia and Ekta Rishi. 13(6): 24-28.

    Case Report

  • Macular Hole Self Closure While Awaiting Pre-Operative Clearance
  • Michael Javaheri, Angela J Oh, John O’Fee and Pradeep S Prasad. 13(6): 29-32.

    Case Report

  • Congenital Chorioretinal Separation in Extreme Prematurity
  • Benjamin H Ticho. 13(6): 33-36.

    PubMed Indexed Article

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    LC-UV-MS and MS/MS Characterize Glutathione Reactivity with Different Isomers (2,2' and 2,4' vs. 4,4') of Methylene Diphenyl-Diisocyanate.

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    PMCID: PMC6536005

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    Alzheimer's Pathogenesis, Metal-Mediated Redox Stress, and Potential Nanotheranostics.

    PMID: 31565701 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6764777

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    Differences in Rate of Cognitive Decline and Caregiver Burden between Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular Dementia: a Retrospective Study.

    PMID: 27747317 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5065347

    EC Pharmacology and Toxicology
    Will Blockchain Technology Transform Healthcare and Biomedical Sciences?

    PMID: 31460519 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6711478

    EC Pharmacology and Toxicology
    Is it a Prime Time for AI-powered Virtual Drug Screening?

    PMID: 30215059 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6133253

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    Analysis of Evidence for the Combination of Pro-dopamine Regulator (KB220PAM) and Naltrexone to Prevent Opioid Use Disorder Relapse.

    PMID: 30417173 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6226033

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    Arrest Under Anesthesia - What was the Culprit? A Case Report.

    PMID: 30264037 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6155992

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    Distraction Implantation. A New Technique in Total Joint Arthroplasty and Direct Skeletal Attachment.

    PMID: 30198026 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6124505

    EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine
    Prevalence and factors associated with self-reported chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged 40-79: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007-2012.

    PMID: 30294723 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6169793

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    Important Dental Fiber-Reinforced Composite Molding Compound Breakthroughs

    PMID: 29285526 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5743211

    EC Microbiology
    Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites Among HIV Infected and HIV Uninfected Patients Treated at the 1o De Maio Health Centre in Maputo, Mozambique

    PMID: 29911204 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5999047

    EC Microbiology
    Macrophages and the Viral Dissemination Super Highway

    PMID: 26949751 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC4774560

    EC Microbiology
    The Microbiome, Antibiotics, and Health of the Pediatric Population.

    PMID: 27390782 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC4933318

    EC Microbiology
    Reactive Oxygen Species in HIV Infection

    PMID: 28580453 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5450819

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    A Review of the CD4 T Cell Contribution to Lung Infection, Inflammation and Repair with a Focus on Wheeze and Asthma in the Pediatric Population

    PMID: 26280024 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC4533840

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    Identifying Key Symptoms Differentiating Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from Multiple Sclerosis

    PMID: 28066845 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5214344

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    Paradigm Shift is the Normal State of Pharmacology

    PMID: 28936490 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5604476

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    Examining those Meeting IOM Criteria Versus IOM Plus Fibromyalgia

    PMID: 28713879 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5510658

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    Unilateral Frontosphenoid Craniosynostosis: Case Report and a Review of the Literature

    PMID: 28133641 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5267489

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    OCT-Angiography for Non-Invasive Monitoring of Neuronal and Vascular Structure in Mouse Retina: Implication for Characterization of Retinal Neurovascular Coupling

    PMID: 29333536 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5766278

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    PMID: 31032493 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6483108

    EC Microbiology
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    PMID: 30957099 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6448571

    EC Nutrition
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    PMID: 30101228 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6086333

    EC Ophthalmology
    REVIEW. +2 to +3 D. Reading Glasses to Prevent Myopia.

    PMID: 31080964 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6508883

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    Biomechanical Mapping of the Female Pelvic Floor: Uterine Prolapse Versus Normal Conditions.

    PMID: 31093608 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6513001

    EC Dental Science
    Fiber-Reinforced Composites: A Breakthrough in Practical Clinical Applications with Advanced Wear Resistance for Dental Materials.

    PMID: 31552397 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6758937

    EC Microbiology
    Neurocysticercosis in Child Bearing Women: An Overlooked Condition in Mozambique and a Potentially Missed Diagnosis in Women Presenting with Eclampsia.

    PMID: 31681909 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6824723

    EC Microbiology
    Molecular Detection of Leptospira spp. in Rodents Trapped in the Mozambique Island City, Nampula Province, Mozambique.

    PMID: 31681910 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6824726

    EC Neurology
    Endoplasmic Reticulum-Mitochondrial Cross-Talk in Neurodegenerative and Eye Diseases.

    PMID: 31528859 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6746603

    EC Psychology and Psychiatry
    Can Chronic Consumption of Caffeine by Increasing D2/D3 Receptors Offer Benefit to Carriers of the DRD2 A1 Allele in Cocaine Abuse?

    PMID: 31276119 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6604646

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    Real Time Locating Systems and sustainability of Perioperative Efficiency of Anesthesiologists.

    PMID: 31406965 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6690616

    EC Pharmacology and Toxicology
    A Pilot STEM Curriculum Designed to Teach High School Students Concepts in Biochemical Engineering and Pharmacology.

    PMID: 31517314 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6741290

    EC Pharmacology and Toxicology
    Toxic Mechanisms Underlying Motor Activity Changes Induced by a Mixture of Lead, Arsenic and Manganese.

    PMID: 31633124 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6800226

    EC Neurology
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    PMID: 29662969 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC5898812

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    PMID: 30215058 [PubMed]

    PMCID: PMC6133268

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